Matt Vallière on Assisted Suicide & Impacts of COVID-19 on Patients’ Rights

Matt Vallière on Assisted Suicide & Impacts of COVID-19 on Patients’ Rights

 

In today’s episode, we discuss assisted suicide and how the COVID-19 pandemic is shedding new light on the way patients are treated. We speak with Matt Vallière the Executive Director of the Patients’ Rights Action Fund whose mission is to protect patients’ civil rights and oppose efforts to make suicide a legal medical treatment option. Matt is also an emergency medical services first responder. His recent op-ed in Newsweek in which he points out the need for federal triage protocols that ethically and legally ensure equal access to care.

 

Click here to listen to Matt’s interview.